IAPH S.E. Asia & Oceania Region meeting in KL

August 30, 2019


Hosted by Port Klang Authority (PKA), the IAPH South East Asia and Oceania Region met in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 21 August 2019, in conjunction with the Conference on Implementation of Low Sulphur Bunker Fuel 2020 held on 20 August. Presentations made are posted at the PKA’s website at

Welcome to a new member port from Solomon Islands!

August 19, 2019


Solomon Islands Ports Authority (Mr. Eranda Kotelawala, CEO) is a state owned enterprise functioning as Regulator, Operator and Authority. Its major ports are Honiara and Noro.

Welcome to a new member port!

July 26, 2019


We are pleased to announce a new Regular Member from Brazil. Porto do Açu (Mr. Carlos Tadeu Fraga, CEO) ​is a private port, operating since 2014, with 9 terminals in a total area of 130km².

Women in Ports Mentoring Program

July 17, 2019


IAPH Women's Forum launched the the Women in Ports Mentoring Program during 2019 IAPH Conference in Guangzhou in May.  There are still opportunities for more women in IAPH member ports to join the program.   If you are interested in the program, please contact the Chair of IAPH Women's Forum Jeanine Drummond at Also the Program has been nominated for the Career4Sea Europort Awards in the category ‘Women in Shipping’ that aims to foster excellence and car

IAPH President addresses Maritime Silk Road Forum

July 16, 2019


President Santiago Garcia-Milà was invited to join the 5thMaritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum in Ningbo, China on July 11-12. The two-day long forum, organised by Zhejiang Seaport Group and other enterprises and institutions, is a parallel forum for the China Maritime Forum 2019, an event launched to mark the Maritime Day ofChinaon July 11. The Ports Forum is guided byChina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Transport and the People’s Government ofZhejiang Province.

Welcome to a new member!

July 11, 2019


We are pleased to announce a new Associate Member from Switzerland. ARKTIS RADIATION DETECTORS LTD who designs and manufactures advanced integrated detection systems that detect and categorize radiological and nuclear materials with an unprecedented level of accuracy and reliability

Ports & Harbors July/August 2019 issue published

July 09, 2019


This issue focuses on Sustainability, North America region, Dredging and more stories such as… Open Forum- ‘Trade war fallout’: Dr Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Director of Port of Long Beach says the port of long beach remains bullish despite US-China trade tensions have hit the port. Cover story -‘Ports seek IMO 2020 clarity’: Ahead of IMO 2020, Ports are gearing up to handle low-sulphur fuels, but will they be able to cope? Stephen Cousins reports. IAPH Members can see the full sto

Environmental Ship Index (ESI) still going strong

July 03, 2019


According to Manfred Lebmeier, ESI Bureau Director, 7,732 ships are registered and 56 incentive providers, as of July 1, 2019. Borth registered ships and Incentive providers increased from 7,452 to 7,732 (+280) and from 56 to 57 (+) respectively compared to April 1, 2019. More details on ESI website:

IAPH South East Asia and Oceania Region meets in Kuala Lumpur in August

June 26, 2019


IAPH South East Asia and Oceania Region is scheduled to meet in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 21 August, hosted by Port Klang Authority (PKA) under the chairmanship of Capt. Subramaniam, General Manager, PKA.  Prior to the meeting, Low Sulphur Bunker Fuel Conference 2020 to explore the readiness of Malaysian ports to become leading bunkering hubs, will also be held on 20 Aug for the participants of the Regional Meeting.  Asia, South East and Oceania Regional MeetingDate: August 21, 2019Venue: Double T

IAPH represented at PIANC’s AGA 2019 in Kobe

June 12, 2019


IAPH Vice President Masaharu Shinohara and Secretary General Susumu Naruse were invited by PIANC to make a presentation at the PIANC’s Annual General Assembly, 3-7 June, Kobe, Japan. PIANC is the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure established in 1885 and based in Brussels, Belgium. PIANC is one of IAPH’s friendly organizations with whom IAPH concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation. At the assembly held on 5 May, Secretary General Naruse outlined IAPH’

Minutes of IAPH meetings in Guangzhou

May 30, 2019


Presentations at the conference sessions held on 8 and 9 May are now available for download. Click here! In addition to conference sessions in Guangzhou where IAPH members shared best practice on the latest port and maritime trends,they reviewed the past year’s activity since Baku and discussed a number of important household matters to create a roadmap for the coming years at meetings held on 7 and 9 May.Please take a moment to read what was discussed and decided at IAPH regular meetings in Gua